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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville explores crime prevention with license plate recognition cameras

Danville police are looking into a new strategy to help deter potential crimes and solve those committed: license plate recognition...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by David, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:50 am | 33 comments | 3129 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Ellen Aguirre, raising guide dog puppies

When Ellen and Joe Aguirre turned off the freeway in San Rafael 22 years ago to check out Guide Dogs for the Blind, Ellen...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by vicki hughes, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

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School board to debate increasing substitute teacher pay

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider raising the salaries paid to substitute teachers in the hopes of attracting...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by NewSRVUSDsub, on Nov 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 1587 Views

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San Ramon to discuss ban on restaurant-site conversions

San Ramon planning officials are set to talk Tuesday about whether to explore a local law prohibiting people from changing...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Nov 17, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2266 Views

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Danville council to hear cell tower appeal

The Town Council is set to weigh in Tuesday about a new Verizon Wireless cell tower proposed for eastern Danville that sparked...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by evironmentalist, on Nov 17, 2015 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1628 Views

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Contra Costa misses out on jail grant

Five Bay Area counties were awarded state grants Thursday to construct new jail facilities through the Board of State and...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:31 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

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San Ramon Government 101 registration underway

The San Ramon City Clerk's Office will host the eighth session of San Ramon Government 101 in the spring of 2016. The class...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 11 comments | 1076 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell bill aims to encourage college-student entrepreneurship

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced a new bill this month aimed at spurring young entrepreneurs by creating a competitive...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arlene, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:27 am | 12 comments | 1805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police probe armed robbery

Danville police are investigating an incident in which a man reported being robbed of his Rolex watch at gunpoint Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Truno Trump, on Nov 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 26 comments | 3119 Views

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Danville council shouts down cell tower proposal

The Danville Town Council voted against a Verizon Wireless cell tower proposed for the eastern part of town Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Nov 27, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen is Rising Star

Fifty sixth-graders are riding around on their first bicycles after a determined Danville teen decided to make a difference. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Joy, on Nov 24, 2015 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 2012 Views

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Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ratepayer, on Dec 6, 2015 at 12:24 am | 9 comments | 1598 Views

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Danville commission to discuss ban on short-term rentals

The town of Danville is set to weigh prohibiting short-term residential rentals such as those offered through Airbnb, with...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 27, 2015 at 11:10 am | 24 comments | 1966 Views

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Alamo Rotary donates dictionaries to local 3rd-graders

How do you spell that? Some Alamo third-graders will be able to answer that question the classic way thanks to contributions...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 29, 2015 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 1299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUIs, thefts top San Ramon police log

The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1357 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 27, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2169 Views

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Contra Costa buses now accept Clipper cards, set to offer Wi-Fi

A bus service provider for parts of Contra Costa County will now accept Clipper card payment, connecting the bus with several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 30, 2015 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

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Livermore woman dies in San Ramon Valley police chase

A young Livermore woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a crash following a police pursuit that...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Debora, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:50 am | 22 comments | 4894 Views

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Zone 7 gains official control over well permitting, fee collection in region

With groundwater protection becoming an increasingly important issue, Zone 7 Water Agency officially adopted a new county...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Joseph Hearst, on Nov 30, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 795 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, announce Community Service Awards

The Town Council is set to name a new mayor and honor standout people and organizations for their contributions to the Danville...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Veterans Memorial, on Dec 1, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1168 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 615 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 462 views